Is It Unfair To Be Angry With “Gullible” People?

Is It Unfair To Be Angry With “Gullible” People?

Do you get impatient, or a bit angry, with people who are too trusting – even gullible perhaps? I often do, almost instinctively, but never thought much about it. Recently, however, I am thinking that I may be wrong – unfair – in feeling this way. Why? What’s changed? Me? Probably, at least some. But I now believe it is the world that is changing – hugely.

Has Our World Reached Terminal Complexity At Last?

Has Our World Reached Terminal Complexity At Last?

Do you feel that our world has become overwhelmingly complex? Impossible to understand, increasingly difficult to cope with? Each day, it seems to get worse. Can this go on forever, or will it eventually reach a terminal point? If so, what might this point look like, and how might we struggle our way through it?

Facts Do Not Matter. Then What Does?

Facts Do Not Matter. Then What Does?

Most people, unfortunately, are not swayed or led by reason and facts. They are led by beliefs and the heart. And, in these days of great information malleability, who knows which “facts” are really truth? We have so many “facts’ to choose from – how do we decide which “facts” to believe and support? And just what is “truth”?

Have We Arrived At Peak Climate Change?

Have We Arrived At Peak Climate Change?

I’m a bit confused about climate change. Okay, more than a bit. Some folks say it’s happening now, and we must do some stuff to stop it. Others say it’s coming, and we must do other stuff to prevent it. A few odd folks even say that it’s been going on forever and will continue, no matter what stuff we do. What’s the real story here, if any?

Those Who Do Not Learn From History Are Incredibly Valuable

Those Who Do Not Learn From History Are Incredibly Valuable

You have of course heard the saying that “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it”. But history, it turns out, doesn’t repeat or even rhyme. What you learn from the past is applicable mostly to the past, should it ever return. Meanwhile, we desperately need leaders who look forward, not back, to learn. History-makers.